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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Khañjadeva:One of the ten chief warriors of Dutthagāmanī.He was the youngest son of Abhaya,a householder of Mahisadonika in the Nakulanaga district.His name was Deva,but because of a slight limp he came to be known as Khañjadeva.When out hunting with the villagers,he would chase and catch buffaloes,grasp their leg with his hand,whirl them round his head and dash them on the ground,breaking their bones.Kākavannatissa,hearing of this,caused him to be brought to the court.Later,Khañjadeva took part in Dutthagāmanī’s campaigns.Mhv.xxiii.3,78ff.See also Ras.ii.99f.

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